2. Anthem Inc
The second place on our list of largest health insurance companies in America goes to the Anthem Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) that was founded in the 1944. The company offers a a number of healthcare managed plans for employers, individuals, Medicaid and Medicare markets. It is the largest for-profit managed health care company in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. The company reported revenues of $79 billion for 2015, with net profits in excess of $2 billion. In late 2004, Anthem and WellPoint merged, with the combined company taking the WellPoint name, which was changed in 2014.